Creative Sound Blaster Z SE PCI-e Gaming Sound Card and DAC, 24-bit / 192 kHz, 116 dB SNR, ASIO, 600Ω Amp, Mic EQ, Discrete 5.1 / Virtual 7.1, DTS
- Pristine Audio Clarity
- SBX Gaming EQ Profiles
- Immersive Surround Sound, Supports 7.1 Virtual On Headphones And Speakers
- Crystal Clear Communication
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High-performance PCI-e Gaming and Entertainment Sound Card and DAC
The Sound Blaster Z SE is the Special Edition of the best-selling OG, Sound Blaster Z, and comes with updated features designed for effortless audio enjoyment! Not only does it feature the same high-quality audio specifications that have made its predecessor a long-time best-selling model, it has also been further boosted with gaming acoustic profiles and microphone EQ presets, all aimed to enhance your gaming and entertainment needs.
For games: Get started instantly with our Gaming Profiles that have been optimized for the hottest games like PUBG and Fortnite, or tweak the EQ settings further to make the profile truly yours.
For voice chat: Choose from our list of pre-tuned Microphone EQs that compensates for your preferred headset’s built-in mic so you sound more natural and clearer while communicating.
It’s all meticulously engineered so you can get to the fun part right away!
Various Surround Delivery
On top of our raved-about Sound Blaster Surround Virtualization technology, Sound Blaster Z SE also supports up 7.1 virtual on headphones and speakers alongside discrete 5.1 for speakers, as well as Dolby Digital Live, and DTS Encoding.
Sound Blaster Command Software
Access the full suite of Sound Blaster’s industry-leading audio processing technologies including Crystallizer that helps improve the dynamic range of audio, or Bass that provides bigger punch on the low end. All enhancements are fully customizable from the Sound Blaster Command software suite on PC
High-quality Audio Components
Equipped with gold-plated connectors, speaker optimization technology, and digital content encoding capability for the best digital audio quality, as well as our multi-core Sound Core3D audio processor designed to deliver high-quality, pristine audio without overstressing your primary CPU.
Pristine Audio Clarity
Up to 116 dB SNR at an amazing bit rate of up to 24-bit / 192 kHz and coupled with ASIO support for low-latency and high-fidelity audio.
Amplify Your Headsets’ Audio
Featured with a headphone amplifier that drives studio-grade headphones of up to 600Ω with an expanded list of optimized headphone profiles for the latest headphone models.
- Sound Core3D
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
- 116 dB
- PC – PCI-e x1
Connectivity Options (Main)
- Speaker Out:
3 x 3.5 mm jacks (Front, Rear, C/Sub)
1 x TOSLINK
1 x TOSLINK
1 x Amplified 3.5 mm jack
Line / Mic In:
1 x 3.5 mm jack
Max Channel Output
- 5.1 Channels, 7.1 Virtual
- SBX Pro Studio
DTS Connect Encoding
Dolby Digital Technology
Supported Operating Systems
- Windows® 8, Windows® 10, Windows® 11
- Up to 24-bit / 192 kHz
- ASIO 2.0
- Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster recommended
- Intel, AMD, or 100% compatible motherboard
- Microsoft® Windows® 11; Windows® 10 (32 / 64-bit); Windows® 8 (32 / 64-bit); Windows® 7 (32 / 64-bit)
- 1 GB RAM
- >600 MB of free hard disk space
- Available PCI Express® (x1, x4, or x16) slot
- 1 x Sound Blaster Z Sound Card
- Quick Start Leaflet
- Warranty Leaflet
|Dimensions||13.6 × 12.7 × 2.2 cm|